National News Archive

100 Deadliest Days for Teen Drivers

Published on: 05/29/2024

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Published on: 02/28/2024

NHTSA Thanksgiving Holiday Travel - Impaired Driving (If You Feel Different, You Drive Different)

Published on: 11/14/2023

National Seat Belt Day is November 14, 2023

Published on: 11/06/2023

Drowsy Driving Prevention Week – November 5-11, 2023

Published on: 10/30/2023

October 31 NHTSA Halloween Impaired Driving Campaign

Published on: 10/23/2023

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over August 16 to September 4, 2023

Published on: 08/15/2023

Stay Safe Around Railways

Published on: 08/03/2023

Maya and Mateo Summertime Safety!

Published on: 05/26/2023

Dusty: Guardian of Work Zone Safety

Published on: 05/26/2023

NEW Product: Street Racing Tip Card

Published on: 05/26/2023

Imagine a World full of Safe and Courteous Drivers

Published on: 05/26/2023

May 22 - June 4, 2023 / National Seat Belt Enforcement Mobilization

Published on: 05/09/2023

April 20 Drug Impaired Driving Campaign

Published on: 04/12/2023

If You Feel Different You Drive Different

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Published on: 03/28/2023

U Drive U Text U Pay High Visibility Enforcement April 3-10

Buckle Up for Roadway Safety and 2023 Road Safety Art Contest

Published on: 03/22/2023

Booster Seat Safety Law - National Changes

Published on: 10/29/2021

Important Car Seat Recall Information

Published on: 09/28/2021

Important Car Seat Recall Information

Published on: 08/27/2021

Hybrid National CPS Technician Certification Training Curriculum Webinars

Published on: 05/05/2021

Click It or Ticket

Published on: 03/05/2021

2021 National Mobilization

U.S. Department of Transportation Releases Draft Strategic Plan on Accessible Transportation

Published on: 01/16/2021

(Free Webinar) Addressing COVID-19 Child Passenger Safety Challenges on School Buses

Published on: 07/16/2020

National Child Heatstroke Prevention campaign starts July 1, 2020

Published on: 06/01/2020

Rear Seat Belt Use: Little Change in Four Years, Much More to Do

Published on: 11/19/2019

Hospital officials warn of knock-off car seats

Published on: 02/11/2019

Researchers Find Optimal Distance to Sit from Steering Wheel to Stay Safe in Crashes

Published on: 01/28/2019

Hyundai developing secondary airbags to deploy in multi-impact collision

Published on: 01/28/2019

Putting Airbags Outside The Car Could Make Them Way Safer

Published on: 12/06/2018

NHTSA Releases New Child Car Safety Campaign PSAs

Published on: 11/20/2018

NHTSA Report - 2017 National Survey of the Use of Booster Seats

Published on: 09/25/2018

Ford recalls 2M pickup trucks; seat belts can cause fires

Published on: 09/10/2018

New child passenger safety seat guidance advises kids to ride rear-facing as long as possible; drops age criterion

Published on: 08/30/2018

These best-selling cars and SUVs are about to get safer

Published on: 08/04/2018

New Illinois Law Requires Children To Remain In Rear-Facing Car Seats Until Two

Published on: 08/03/2018

Car manufacturers seek tech solutions to hot car deaths

Published on: 08/01/2018

National CPS Awards – Nominations Open

Published on: 07/06/2018

LEO rewards children for "doing the right thing"

Published on: 07/02/2018

How to get what Ford is promising some drivers under Takata airbag recall

Published on: 06/27/2018

VA Governor signs bill changing car seat laws

Published on: 06/01/2018

NTSB recommends safety belts on all new school buses

Published on: 05/24/2018

'It's sometimes difficult to find someone not wearing a seat belt, which is a good thing'

Published on: 05/22/2018

Can airbags protect you if you don’t wear your seat belt?

Published on: 05/16/2018

National Click It or Ticket campaign launching

Published on: 05/14/2018

Recall: Harmony Big Boost Deluxe Booster Seats

Published on: 05/03/2018

Why are tens of thousands of Americans still driving around with explosive devices in their cars?

Published on: 04/23/2018

Crash video shows how airbags can be the difference between life and death

Published on: 04/16/2018

Kohl's, GHS partner to create permanent car seat inspection station at Greenville Memorial Hospital

Published on: 04/16/2018

April 11: National Heatstroke Day

Published on: 04/05/2018

Ohio State Research Shows Rear-facing Car Seats Effective in Rear-end Crashes

Published on: 04/03/2018

Federal safety official: Millions of lethal air bags still in cars

Published on: 03/20/2018

Connecticut: Seat belt law could extend into back seat

Published on: 03/20/2018

2018 National Seat Belt Enforcement Campaign Materials (PEAK)

Published on: 03/08/2018

U.S. vehicle deaths topped 40,000 in 2017, National Safety Council estimates

Published on: 02/16/2018

KIM Conference Registration Scholarship Available

Published on: 02/08/2018

Seat belts could become mandatory for NYS backseat riders

Published on: 01/25/2018

CDC Facebook CPS Event Today 12/13 11am-2pm

Published on: 12/13/2017

Takata airbags may be causing more injuries, deaths than previously thought

Published on: 11/21/2017

2017's Highest-rated Child Booster Seats per IIHS

Published on: 11/21/2017

The 5 worst car seat mistakes parents are making

Published on: 11/02/2017

World's First Airbags For Sunroofs is Manufactured

Published on: 10/23/2017

Recall: Certain Diono Brand Child Safety Seats: Increased Risk of Chest Injury if Installed with Only a Lap Belt

Published on: 10/12/2017

Diono will notify owners, and provide a free remedy kit with an updated instruction manual, an energy absorbing pad, as well as a new chest clip, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 22, 2017. Owners may contact Diono customer service

Iowa DOT using Taylor Swift to help prevent car crashes

Published on: 10/09/2017

Good Morning America: New report states hot car deaths can occur even in cooler weather

Published on: 10/09/2017

Self-Driving Cars Raising Big Questions Around Drunk Driving, Seat Belts, Open Container Laws and More

Published on: 10/05/2017

CPS intervention strategies for tribal communities research

Published on: 10/04/2017

During 2010-2014, five tribal communities funded by CDC implemented evidenced-based strategies from the Guide to Community Preventive Services to increase the use of child safety seats (car seats and booster seats). As a result, child safety seats use inc

NHTSA Twitter Event 9/20: Share CPS Tips #TheRightSeat

Published on: 09/05/2017

Crash survivor warns why you should never prop up your feet up on a car dashboard

Published on: 08/16/2017

Unbuckled in the back seat? You'll become a human missile in a crash

Published on: 08/03/2017

Hot car deaths draw attention to proposed law on back-seat alarms

Published on: 08/01/2017

AAP updates car seat guidelines

Published on: 08/01/2017

State troopers across 5 states participate in "Operation Southern Shield"

Published on: 07/19/2017

Recall: certain B-Safe 35 seats have chest clip tabs that can break

Published on: 06/21/2017

How 4 technologies designed to prevent hot car deaths work

Published on: 06/14/2017

Recall: Graco My Ride 65 (see model#s) webbing may not adequately restrain child

Published on: 05/24/2017

Car experts warn drivers about recycled airbags

Published on: 05/09/2017

Crist Introduces Bill to Enhance School Bus Safety

Published on: 04/27/2017

Update to the 2017 LATCH Manual Available

Published on: 04/25/2017

Parents are flipping car seats too soon, TurnAfter2 wants to change that

Published on: 04/24/2017

Participating U.S. Target Stores Recycling Old CRs Through April 30th

Published on: 04/17/2017

Mandatory seat belts in school buses? Sounds like a no-brainer, but research shows it's not a good idea

Published on: 03/16/2017

Yes, car seats expire and here's why

Published on: 02/27/2017

Consumer Reports: Are Secondhand Car Seats Safe?

Published on: 02/13/2017

Medical College of Wisconsin crash lab tests child car seat safety in side-impact crashes

Published on: 02/09/2017

Takata Pleads Guilty to Concealing Airbag Deadly Defect: Key events in the Takata air bag recall

Published on: 01/17/2017

Recall: 4moms Self Installing Rear-facing Infant Car Seats, model number 1032, manufactured July 1, 2016, to October 31, 2016

Published on: 01/13/2017

Recall: Baby Trend, Inc. Hybrid LX 3-in-1 Centennial booster seats manufactured on July 23, 2016 and Hybrid LX 3-in-1 Kiwi booster seats manufactured on July 14, 2016

Published on: 01/13/2017

New California laws in effect January 1st: all children under age two must be in rear-facing car seats

Published on: 01/05/2017

Texarkana car seat exchange program: Reduce outstanding contempt warrant fees with a new car seat

Published on: 11/30/2016

Lawmakers demand "immediate action" on seatback collapses

Published on: 11/30/2016

NHTSA Report: The 2015 National Survey of the Use of Booster Seats

Published on: 11/28/2016

Newborns Shouldn't Be in a Car Seat for More Than 30 Minutes, New Research Says

Published on: 11/14/2016

Study: More kids left unrestrained in cars

Published on: 11/14/2016

Recall on Evenflo Evolve 3-n-1: harness button can be accessed by child

Published on: 09/21/2016

NHTSA Report: Lives Saved in 2015 by Restraint Use and Minimum-Drinking-Age Laws

Published on: 09/20/2016

Recall on Baby Jogger infant car seats: incorrect labels

Published on: 09/20/2016

Toys"R"Us Will Hold Trade-In Car Seat Event Sept 9 - Oct 2 Nationwide

Published on: 09/09/2016

Graco 2016 Milestone Car Seat Recall notice - error on labels

Published on: 09/08/2016

Nominate a CPS Tech and Instructor of the Year

Published on: 09/07/2016

IIHS Ratings for child seat installation hardware improve after 1 year

Published on: 09/01/2016

More issues for Takata, Senators called for New Investigation

Published on: 08/31/2016

NHTSA chief hits America's hot roads to push recall repairs

Published on: 08/15/2016

Combi announces recall on Coccoro car seat

Published on: 07/29/2016

Cases surge across the country this year of children dying in hot cars

Published on: 07/25/2016

Update Available to 2015 LATCH Manual

Published on: 07/13/2016

Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf Signs Bill Enforcing Rear-Facing Car Seats For Kids Under 2

Published on: 06/15/2016

After 261 died in crashes this year, Alabama troopers are pleading for seat belt use

Published on: 06/13/2016

New Vehicles Found to Have Faulty Takata Air Bags

Published on: 06/02/2016

Recall: Kiddy World Plus model 51 100 WP from 2012-2013: buckle may only partially engage

Published on: 05/19/2016

Recent IUPUC graduates create child safety seat prototype with retractable harness

Published on: 05/17/2016

Recall: Graco TurboBooster 2015-2016 Printed Instructions Missing Information

Published on: 05/16/2016

CPS Express: How to Dispose of your Expired Seats

Published on: 05/09/2016

New Mexico: Mother whose daughter died speaks out to prevent hot car deaths

Published on: 05/02/2016

TxDOT encourages public to send postcards of those seen unrestrained

Published on: 04/27/2016

Alaska Senate passes bill limiting liabilities for child car seat technicians

Published on: 04/19/2016

TN House kills bill requiring rear-facing car seats up to age 2

Published on: 03/28/2016

AZ: Mother dies in crash not wearing seat belt; her 2 children uninjured in car seats

Published on: 03/28/2016

Tennessee Car Seat Bill Debate: Require Booster Seats Until Age 8 or Age 12

Published on: 03/11/2016

Wisconsin Car Seat Bill Requires Children Under Age 2 Rearfacing

Published on: 03/11/2016

Safe Kids Dalton Crushes 450 Bad Car Seats

Published on: 03/08/2016

Safe Kids Updates Recertification Requirements

Published on: 03/07/2016

NHTSA: Recalling All Takata Airbags Wouldn't Make Cars Safer

Published on: 03/01/2016

RECALL: Evenflo Transitions 3-in-1: CFA May Be Loosened By Child

Published on: 02/26/2016

Certified Car Seat Technicians in High Demand

Published on: 02/08/2016

New NHTSA Airbag Video on Youtube

Published on: 02/02/2016

NHTSA published a new youtube video on "Understanding Airbags." This video is listed on our OPRC Airbags page.

Voluntary Recalls: Graco Extend2Fit and ComfortSport/Ready Ride/Classic Ride Have Updated Labels

Published on: 02/01/2016

NHTSA December 2015 Research: Retrospective Analysis of Heat Stroke Deaths of Children in Motor Vehicles

Published on: 02/01/2016

U.S. DOT brings 5-Star Safety Ratings into a new safety era

Published on: 02/01/2016

Mother and Son, 1, Die of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Car During Snowstorm

Published on: 01/26/2016

Britax recalling certain B-Safe 35 child seats and travel systems

Published on: 01/22/2016

Winter jackets and car seats: 30-mph-crash video shows child dummy results

Published on: 12/15/2015

At an official crash test lab in Michigan, a child dummy that appeared to be securely strapped into a car seat came hurtling out of it in a simulated 30-mph crash.

Better Data Collection on Child Restraint Use Mandated

Published on: 12/14/2015

Along for the Ride: A look at seat belt use among back seat passengers

Published on: 11/30/2015

Buckle Up for Life Releases New Holiday Traditions for Child Passenger Safety

Published on: 11/23/2015

Mom charged with involuntary manslaughter when child without car seat dies in crash

Published on: 11/18/2015

IIHS: Good head restraints reduce injuries by 11 percent

Published on: 11/17/2015

IIHS: Booster Seats For Cars Are Becoming Safer

Published on: 11/10/2015

US fines Takata $70M over exploding airbags

Published on: 11/04/2015

Doctors concerned new study will discourage parents from using rear-facing car seats

Published on: 11/03/2015

NHTSA standards fail to protect from seat collapse fatalities, experts say

Published on: 11/02/2015

Texas to Dismiss Improper Child Restraint Tickets via Car Seat Training Course

Published on: 10/28/2015

NHTSA reports 8 deaths, 98 injuries from exploding air bags

Published on: 10/26/2015

New Oklahoma car seat laws go into effect November 1

Published on: 10/23/2015

California requires children under 2 in rear facing car seats as of Jan 1 2017

Published on: 09/22/2015

RECALL: Recaro ProRIDE child restraint model number 332.01 - top tether may detach

Published on: 09/16/2015

In the event of a crash, the top tether anchorage may detach from the child restraint.

Child safety advocates campaign for registration of car seats

Published on: 09/15/2015

Child seats not compatible with cars 42 percent of time, study finds

Published on: 09/01/2015

"The most common problem is the mismatch between the angle of the child restraint … and the angle of the seat pan," says Julie Bing, lead author of the study.

NHTSA 2013 Traffic Facts show child fatalities in traffic crashes decrease, injuries increase

Published on: 08/21/2015

Exploding Takata air bag probe takes a new turn

Published on: 08/20/2015

Now federal investigators are looking into whether new air bags have the potential to spew shrapnel when they deploy like the older ones. The case that triggered the expanded probe involves a side air bag.

Britax recalls 213,753 car seats for harness adjuster flaw

Published on: 08/17/2015

New Jersey's new car seat law requires rear-facing until age two or 30 pounds

Published on: 08/12/2015

NHTSA: National Child Restraint Use Special Study Report, June 2015 (2011 data)

Published on: 07/31/2015

IIHS Rates Ease of Use of LATCH Hardware

Published on: 07/29/2015

Walmart and Evenflo announce infant car seat designed to prevent hot car deaths

Published on: 07/27/2015

New AT&T Ad Shows Devastating Consequences of Distracted Driving

Published on: 07/27/2015

Social experiment teaches adults what it's like to be left in a hot car

Published on: 07/20/2015

NHTSA 2011 Report: Study Uncovers Common Car Seat Mistakes (Detailed Misuse)

Published on: 07/09/2015

Seat Belt Technology Designed to Improve Safety Blamed for Some Severe Injuries

Published on: 07/01/2015

Ticketing just for seat belt violations cuts crash deaths

Published on: 06/23/2015

Built-in car seat anchors flop in new ratings

Published on: 06/18/2015

Children with special needs need special car seats

Published on: 06/18/2015

NHTSA develops technology to stop drunk driving

Published on: 06/09/2015

"Wearable" airbag system for motorcyclists

Published on: 06/08/2015

Think You'd Never Forget Your Kid in a Parked Car? Don't Be So Sure

Published on: 06/04/2015

Consumer Reports: Toxic chemicals found in child car seats

Published on: 06/04/2015

Takata recall shock: Replacement airbags must be replaced

Published on: 06/02/2015

Deaths of Math Genius and Wife Show Need to Use Seat Belts in Back, Experts Say

Published on: 05/26/2015

CNN: How Airbags (Should) Work

Published on: 05/21/2015

Takata Air Bags Agreed to Nearly Double Its Air Bag Recall

Published on: 05/19/2015

Distraction and Teen Crashes: Even Worse than We Thought

Published on: 04/23/2015

When is Seat Belt Replacement Necessary?

Published on: 04/13/2015

Although seat belts do not degrade as quickly as parts of a vehicle that need frequent servicing, there are some instances when seat belts should be replaced.

U.S. DOT Launches First-Ever National Tween Seat Belt Advertising Campaign

Published on: 03/27/2015

Kentucky Booster seat law expanded to kids under 57 in.

Published on: 03/26/2015

Graco hit with multi-million dollar fine

Published on: 03/26/2015

Car Seat Incline Angle Effects Baby Breathing

Published on: 03/05/2015

New Braking Systems: Good Reason For Everyone To Buckle Up

Published on: 03/02/2015

Crash imminent braking and dynamic brake support systems automatically apply the vehicle's brakes or supplement the driver's braking effort to mitigate the severity of a crash or to avoid it altogether.

Trucks' Tether Anchors Are Often Tricky to Find, Use

Published on: 02/24/2015

Few options for getting rid of old or expired car seats

Published on: 02/18/2015

Consumer Reports:The importance of keeping your youngest travelers in a rear-facing child seat

Published on: 02/11/2015

NOPUS: Occupant Restraint Use in 2013

Published on: 02/06/2015

Univ. of Michigan 2011 vs 2013 poll: Seeing Improvement with Forward Facing Transitions, But Need More

Published on: 02/05/2015

13 car seats that fit 3-across in most vehicles

Published on: 02/05/2015

CDC: State-specific Data on Restraint Use and Motor Vehicle Occupant Deaths

Published on: 02/02/2015

Proposed Connecticut law would allow break-ins to prevent hot-car deaths

Published on: 01/26/2015

IIHS: Laying the groundwork for safety improvements for back-seat occupants

Published on: 01/23/2015

KIM Conference Scholarships Available

Published on: 01/14/2015

A Tennessee Mayor Develops Car Seat Fund, Asks Community to Donate

Published on: 01/13/2015

Should the government step in to prevent hot car deaths?

Published on: 01/07/2015

Almost three-quarters of parents turn car seats to face forward too early

Published on: 01/07/2015

CPS Express January 2015 Newsletter Available

Published on: 01/06/2015

Florida adopts new car seat laws on Jan. 1, find out how Alabama compares

Published on: 01/05/2015

Indiana car crash claims life of Bremen woman; children in car seats uninjured

Published on: 12/26/2014

TRB Report: Sustaining Seat Belt Use in a High-Use State

Published on: 12/15/2014

As Florida gains higher numbers in seat belt usage, it will be a task to continue to increase, or even maintain. Hawaii is a high-use state and shares in this TRB report what has worked for them in the past 20 years.

MACPS Offering Grant Funds to CPS Organizations; deadline January 16th

Published on: 12/05/2014

Rear Seat Airbag Safety Technologies in Concept Testing

Published on: 12/04/2014

Rear-seat airbags are in concept mode. We await how this will effect car seats in the rear seat.

NHTSA investigating company over child car seat safety defects

Published on: 12/02/2014 Everything you need to know about the Takata air bag recall

Published on: 12/01/2014 spoke with NHTSA, Takata, and most carmakers to provide guidance about the Takata air bags.

Police union, chiefs call for mandatory armor, seat belts

Published on: 11/20/2014

During the past three decades, 42% of police killed in auto accidents were not wearing seat belts, according to NHTSA.

BUYER BEWARE - Illegal "Car Safety Seats" for Children

Published on: 11/18/2014

Currently Amazon is FLOODED with products from China claiming to be child restraints that are being sold by 3rd party sellers.

Seat belts and car seats save lives in roll over accident (Arizona)

Published on: 11/17/2014

Record 27 new boosters earn highest IIHS rating

Published on: 11/07/2014

Among the 41 models new for 2014, there are 27 BEST BET seats — more than in any prior year. Prices for the BEST BETs start at $25.

Harness Buckle Recall on Evenflo Embrace 35

Published on: 10/24/2014

NHTSA Urges Action on Takata Airbag Recall

Published on: 10/22/2014

NHTSA urges action on Takata airbag recall from August that effects certain Toyota, Honda, Mazda, BMW, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Subaru, Chrysler, Ford and General Motors vehicles (see article for models).

High Schoolers: Register for "Seat Belts Save" Contest

Published on: 10/02/2014

Contest seeks to spur increased seat belt use among high-school aged youth.

Car Seat Registration for All Model Car Seats

Published on: 09/22/2014

Recalls occur so the manufacturer can fix the problem.

SafeKids Research Sept 2014: Booster Seats

Published on: 09/16/2014

Safe Kids Worldwide surveyed 1,000 parents with children ages 4 to 10 to ask about how their child rides in a car and what leads them to use a booster seat or seat belt.

NHTSA's Site offers English/Spanish Information; Car Seat Finder Tool

Published on: 09/16/2014

NHTSA's Site offers English/Spanish information; Car Seat Finder Tool

USDOT Issues Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Begin Implementation of Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications Technology

Published on: 08/20/2014

Recall: Recaro ProSport Model 385

Published on: 08/19/2014

2014 Heatstroke Tweetup Report

Published on: 08/05/2014

NHTSA's 2014 National Heatstroke Prevention Day Tweetup resulted in reaching 6.2 million accounts and 27.1 million impressions. That's 2 million more accounts, and 8 million more impressions than the 2013 campaign.

Inflatable Seat Belts - General Use and Use With Car Seats

Published on: 08/04/2014

Air Bag Recall on Takata Brand Air Bag Inflators Across Multiple Vehicle Manufacturers

Published on: 08/01/2014

It is assumed the air bag is fully functional when we purchase cars. Check recalls, or if your used car air bags were deployed by previous owners.

NHTSA: In-vehicle technology to prevent child heatstroke deaths not ready

Published on: 07/24/2014

Should the government step in to prevent hot car deaths?

Published on: 07/16/2014

2013 National Survey of Use of Booster Seats (June 2014)

Published on: 07/03/2014

Harness Buckle Recall on Nearly 2 Million Graco Car Seats

Published on: 07/02/2014

Children don't have to die in hot cars with these gadgets

Published on: 07/01/2014

Android Auto: How Google is bringing apps to the dashboard, safely

Published on: 07/01/2014

Be Safe When Obtaining a Second-Hand Car Seat

Published on: 06/27/2014

UAE road safety: even giving away child seats for free failed

Published on: 06/17/2014

Even when children were placed in seats, many parents did not use them correctly, researchers discovered, and seats that were given away free by hospitals as part of a road-safety initiative were found to be left unused and gathering dust at home.

Seat Belt Use in 2013 - a NHTSA Report

Published on: 06/12/2014

Florida seat belt use in 2013 was 87.2 percent.

Research Report: Teens in Cars

Published on: 06/03/2014

A new study from Safe Kids Worldwide, made possible by a grant from the General Motors Foundation, surveyed 1,000 teens to learn why more teens die in motor vehicle crashes than from any other cause of death.

Staggering Toll: Car crashes cost nearly $871 billion a year

Published on: 05/29/2014

Highway crashes cost the USA $871 billion a year, new study finds. Total includes both economic costs and societal harm. Speeding, DUI and distracted driving account for most of the damage.

New report from AAA Foundation reveals increase in driving years, habits and medication use.

Published on: 05/15/2014

New Child Restraint Labeling per FMVSS 213

Published on: 04/23/2014

Traffic Safety Fact Sheet: Children (April 2014)

Published on: 04/23/2014

May is Global Youth Traffic Safety Month

Published on: 04/21/2014

Baby Trend Buckle Recall

Published on: 04/16/2014

U.S. DOT Launches First-Ever National Distracted Driving Enforcement and Advertising Campaign

Published on: 04/08/2014

Evenflo Initiates Voluntary Safety Recall of Select Convertible Car Seats and Harnessed Booster Seats

Published on: 04/04/2014

Child Passenger Safety (CPS) Week 2014

Published on: 04/03/2014

July 31 is National Heatstroke Prevention Day

Published on: 03/01/2014

Recognize the safety threat heatstroke poses for young children left in hot cars.

Distracted Driving Stats: Driver Electronic Device Use in 2012

Published on: 03/01/2014

Recall: 3.7 Million Graco Seats for Harness Buckle

Published on: 02/11/2014

Graco has decided to conduct a voluntary recall on the harness buckles used on all toddler convertible car seats and harnessed booster seats manufactured from 2009 to July 2013.

CDC: Too many children still dying in car crashes

Published on: 02/05/2014

CDC stats updated 2/4/2014 with 2011 data

Lifesavers $400 Registration Fee Ends March 14

Published on: 02/01/2014

Registration is $500 after the 14th

Consumer Reports: The Promise Versus The Reality of LATCH

Published on: 01/28/2014

NHTSA Proposes First-Ever Side Impact Test for Child Restraint Systems

Published on: 01/22/2014

Proposal includes new 3-year-old crash test dummy

How to Deal With 571.213 LATCH Use Changes

Published on: 01/21/2014

Child car seats would protect from side impact under proposed tougher regs

Published on: 01/20/2014

CPS Instructors: New CPST Curriculum materials available

Published on: 01/13/2014

Webinar January 21st on the updates

Child Restraint Recall Listing - updated 1/6/2014

Published on: 01/07/2014

MACPS awarding up to $500 to select applicants - apply by January 17th

Published on: 01/06/2014

Combi's Coccoro, Zeus Turn, and Zeus 360 seats recalled

Published on: 01/06/2014

Combi is providing a free remedy kit to registered owners.

2014 "Click It or Ticket" Campaign

Published on: 01/03/2014

LATCH manual revised 12/19/13

Published on: 12/22/2013

Update pages are available to download

TRB Circular: Motor Vehicle Crashes and Injuries Involving Teenage Drivers

Published on: 12/12/2013

New Online CPST CEUs Available

Published on: 12/12/2013

Holiday Drunk Driving Prevention Dec 13-Jan 1

Published on: 12/09/2013

Harmonized CR Usage Statements for CPSTs updated 11/12/13

Published on: 12/03/2013

Evaluation of the Certified-Advanced Air Bags

Published on: 12/02/2013

IIHS issues ratings on vehicles with front crash prevention systems

Published on: 12/02/2013

2014 CPS Technician Certification Curriculum Available

Published on: 11/18/2013

CPS Express Nov 2013 available

Published on: 11/05/2013

Webinars Coming Up for CEUs

Published on: 11/04/2013

Safe Kids Research Report: Do you always buckle up your kids?

Published on: 10/23/2013

Thanksgiving Holiday Travel Campaign Materials Available

Published on: 10/22/2013

National Teen Driver Safety Week October 20-26

Published on: 10/02/2013

Materials available through NHTSA and RLAF

CPS Week Dates for 2014 and 2015

Published on: 09/20/2013

Parents often choose to neglect to properly buckle children

Published on: 09/16/2013

Dorel Juvenile recalls 89,000 child safety seats

Published on: 09/12/2013

CPS Week Info and Spreadsheets

Published on: 08/15/2013

September 15 - 21, 2013

GHSA Table of All State CPS Laws

Published on: 08/09/2013

Safe Kids Recertification Figures 01/2013-06/2013

Published on: 07/02/2013

July 31 is Heatstroke Prevention Day

Published on: 07/01/2013 Now Available in Spanish!

Published on: 06/19/2013

FMCSA Announces Safety Belt Poster Contest Winners

Published on: 05/07/2013

Optimizing the Rear Seat for Children (April 2013 Report)

Published on: 05/01/2013

Texting in Traffic Adults Worse Than Teens

Published on: 04/01/2013

2012 National CPS Certification Report of Activities - revised

Published on: 02/12/2013

Occupant Restraint Use in 2011:Results From the National Occupant Protection Use Survey Controlled Intersection Study

Published on: 01/31/2013

Updates to the 2011 LATCH manual available

Published on: 01/20/2013

CPS board - Tech Update and CEU Opp

Published on: 01/16/2013

Crash that killed toddler raises concern over car seat rules

Published on: 01/15/2013

CPS Express newsletter - January 2013

Published on: 01/01/2013

CPS Grant Opp Due Jan 15, 2013

Published on: 12/06/2012

Booster Seat Recall: Evenflo Big Kid (4 models)

Published on: 10/10/2012

Program tries to get minority kids buckled up

Published on: 09/26/2012

3-year-old paralyzed after car crash

Published on: 08/21/2012

Products to Alert Parents of a Child Left in a Car Seat Found to Be Unreliable

Published on: 07/31/2012

Create a Safety 1st or Cosco car seat installation video and win!

Published on: 06/27/2012

Child seat requirements change with 2014 rule

Published on: 06/08/2012

Where's Baby? NHTSA's Look Before You Lock Campaign

Published on: 05/22/2012

Two children die in hot cars as risky season begins

Published on: 05/11/2012

Booster Seat Laws by State Now Available at

Published on: 05/10/2012

Study: parents should be cut a break with child car seats

Published on: 05/04/2012

CPS Express May 1, 2012

Published on: 05/01/2012

Mother found negligent for child's injuries after using wrong car seat

Published on: 04/26/2012

Get car seat installation help via Skype

Published on: 04/24/2012

Buyer Beware: think twice about second hand cribs and car seats

Published on: 04/24/2012

Vehicle seat designs make child restraint installation difficult; Less than a quarter of models surveyed have easy-to-use LATCH

Published on: 04/12/2012

IIHS Status Report: Keys to Better LATCH

Published on: 04/12/2012

Child-safety seat study passes only 21 of 98 vehicles tested

Published on: 04/11/2012

By Jayne O'Donnell, USA Today

Transportation Secretary LaHood Urges Parents to "Choose the Right Seat" for Children in Cars

Published on: 04/10/2012

New public service announcements and website encourage caregivers to learn how to select, install, and use the correct child safety seat

NHTSA Unveils Campaign to Prevent Child Heatstroke Deaths in Cars

Published on: 04/04/2012

Nationwide ads urge parents, caregivers to think "Where's baby? Look before you lock"

CPS Express April Newsletter

Published on: 04/01/2012